Basically…the Ford Bronco Everglades Edition goes where others fear to tread. This thing is sick — ready to take on the alligators, snakes and most other SUVs. And while the Ford Bronco has quickly become one of the industry’s hottest new (revived) nameplates, add all the cool Everglades accessories and trim level and damn!…that’s one bad Bronco!
For decades, Bronco SUVs have traversed any type of terrain – that’s always been the mentality. Bronco Everglades, available as a four-door model, takes the brand to the next level with factory-installed features such as a snorkel, integrated front bumper-mounted winch, and all the off-road equipment in the Bronco Sasquatch Package.
“Bronco customers like to explore new places, but some want to go even further off the trail than others,” said Jolanta Coffey, Bronco chief engineer. “Everglades is specially equipped to enable these customers to tackle even more challenging terrains and trails – and with the front bumper-mounted winch, they can help others out of trouble while they’re at it.”
Bronco Everglades packed with rugged off-road hardware
Bronco Everglades’ signature snorkel: Designed and engineered by Ford, the snorkel – which runs up the passenger-side A-pillar – optimizes vehicle performance in dust, snow and water by raising the engine air intake above nasty trail conditions. Its design uses two easy-to-swap plates to change the direction of the inlet based on trail and weather conditions.
“Bronco enthusiasts demand style as well as performance, so we challenged ourselves to create a snorkel with high-end function and a look that really suits the vehicle,” said Ryan Olsson, design manager. “What really sets the Everglades snorkel apart is the head and reversible intake. It completely changes the way a snorkel can look and function.”
Inspired by Florida’s tropical wetlands region, the Bronco Everglades comes equipped with a host of factory-installed accessories and upgrades that turn the SUV into a more trail and swamp-ready machine. There’s a Ford Performance heavy-duty modular front bumper with an integrated ZEON 10-S WARN winch rated at 10,000lbs. And the Everglades Bronco comes loaded with Ford’s Sasquatch Package — rear-locking differentials, a 4.7 final drive ratio with electronic-locking front and rear axles, high-clearance suspension, and high-clearance fender flares to accommodate the package’s 17” bead-lock-capable wheels shod in 35” all-terrain tires.
Front and rear axles, transfer case and transmission also offer raised vents for improved water fording. Combined, these design changes lead to water fording capability of 36.4 inches.
Everglades also comes standard with a protective safari bar, rock rails and the same steel bash plates found on Black Diamond™ and Badlands™ Bronco models. A unique Carbonized Gray grille with gloss black Bronco lettering enhances its functional appearance.
The Sasquatch Package features 17-inch Carbonized Gray-painted alloy wheels with 35-inch Goodyear mud-terrain tires. Additional exterior appointments include rock rails to protect the lower sills, plus a molded-in-color hardtop and roof rack with crossbars.
Squared wheel arches for a unique Bronco look
The Bronco design team took advantage of the SUV’s patented off-road modular design in creating the Everglades edition, further underscoring how this user-friendly platform can be stripped to its base structure and reconfigured for another new adventure with a different body setup. The vehicle features unique squared front and rear wheel arches with matching Sasquatch-width fender flares.
Unique graphics with Everglades topography deliver style on the front quarter fenders, cleverly paying homage to the tropical wetlands that inspire the vehicle’s name.
This SUV is Ready To Rumble, Rock and Roll, Rule…
Bronco Everglades is easy to clean after a weekend on the trails with standard marine-grade vinyl seats and rubberized washout flooring. New Urban Green accents provide a subtle color touch on grab handles, air register vents and seat stitching, and a class-exclusive 12” SYNC 4 display.
Offered in five exterior color options including an Everglades-exclusive low-volume Desert Sand livery, the 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades Special Edition will be available for order starting this March, with first rights going to existing Bronco reservation holders. Pricing for the Ford Bronco Everglades will start at $53,000.
In addition to mid-package content, Bronco Everglades features a class-exclusive 12-inch SYNC® 4 system with Ford Power-Up over-the-air software updates – a unique combination based on customer feedback.
This Bronco Has Some Kick
Its 2.3-liter EcoBoost® delivers 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque†, the most torque from a four-cylinder gas engine in its class, and is paired to a class-exclusive SelectShift® 10-speed automatic transmission with advanced 4×4 system and a maximum 67.8:1 crawl ratio.
The new 2022 Bronco Everglades is available in five exterior colors, including Everglades-exclusive low-volume Desert Sand, plus Eruption Green, Area 51, Shadow Black and Cactus Gray.
Bronco Everglades will join the Bronco lineup of Built Wild™ 4×4 SUVs this summer. Ordering begins in March, exclusively for existing Bronco reservation holders. Pricing will start at $53,000 plus $1,495 destination and delivery charges.